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2015-01-21 12:22:51

- Global capacity to increase to 670,000 metric tons of butanediol per year GEISMAR, La., Jan.

2015-01-21 12:22:49

DALLAS, January 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Fluoropolymer Coatings Market by Type (PVDF, PTFE, FEP, ETFE, Others), by End User Industry (Food Processing, Chemical

2015-01-20 23:02:08

Topical research study “Vinyl Chloride (VCM): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at mcgroup.co.uk.

2015-01-20 16:22:09

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today the sale of its Specialty Polyurethane Systems business ("KITS") to J6 Polymers, LLC.

2015-01-19 23:02:19

The ETFE market is experiencing enormous growth which is expected to continue in the near future, mainly driven by the highly growing North American and ROW regions.

2015-01-19 08:21:35

SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Reports Title Global Polymethyl Methacrylate Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 Has

2015-01-17 23:00:41

The Asia-Pacific Polypropylene market has the highest global market share of around 48% with China being the most influential country for this significant growth.

2015-01-16 23:05:57

Grand View Research has published "Global Bio-Based Adipic Acid Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" market research report.


Latest plastics Reference Libraries

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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2010-10-07 15:41:25

Cellophane, made of regenerated cellulose, is a thin, transparent sheet with low permeability to air, oils, greases, and bacteria. In many countries it is a registered trademark of Innovia Films Ltd. Cellulose from most sources is dissolved in alkali and carbon disulfide to make a solution called viscose that is then extruded through a slit into a bath of dilute sulfuric acid and sodium sulfate which reconverts the viscose into cellulose. It is then passed through more baths to prevent it...

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